Upcoming Seminars

May. 10th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Kevin Lin
DEN 259
May. 24th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Kai Zhang
We study the problem of distribution-free dependence detection and modeling through the new framework of binary expansion statistics (BEStat). The binary expansion testing (BET) avoids the problem of non-uniform consistency and improves upon a wide class…
DEN 259

Academic Job Opportunities

Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs. 

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Research Papers

Michael Perlman
Published 4/18/2024

A pure significance test (PST) tests a simple null hypothesis H$f$ : Y ~ $f$ without specifying an alternative hypothesis by rejecting H$f$ for small values of $f$(Y). When the sample…

Tong Xu, Armeen Taeb, Simge KÜçÜkyavuz, Ali Shojaie
Published 4/18/2024

We study the problem of learning directed acyclic graphs from continuous observational data, generated according to a linear Gaussian structural equation model. State-of-the-art structure learning methods for this setting have at least one of the following shortcomings: i) they cannot provide optimality guarantees and can suffer…

Aparajithan Venkateswaran, Anirudh Sankar, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Tyler H. McCormick
Published 4/2/2024
Many statistical analyses, in both observational data and randomized control trials, ask: how does the outcome of interest vary with combinations of observable covariates? How do various drug combinations affect health outcomes, or how does technology adoption depend on incentives and demographics? Our goal is to…

Recent News

We are pleased to announce that the International Statistical Institute (ISI) Home | ISI has selected Professors Adrian Dobra and Elena Erosheva as Elected Members. The ISI is a global hub for…
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Alex Luedtke has won the Raymond J Carroll Young Investigator Award for 2024. This award is presented by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University…
We are excited to announce that the statistics department at UW will once again be running a Directed Reading Program (DRP) during Spring 2024. The DRP is an opportunity for undergraduate students of…